Stories tagged: clean energy
Mon., April 22, 2019
In the 2019 legislative session, HEAL translates to a “healthy environment for all.”
Fri., April 19, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
Avista Corp. has announced plans to produce 100% clean electricity by 2045.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
The Washington House passed a measure Thursday that seeks to eliminate fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state’s electricity supply by 2045.
Fri., March 29, 2019
Washington state’s Clean Electricity bill (SB 5116) is no symbolic gesture. It would phase coal out of our electricity grid by 2025, and assure an orderly transition to a clean …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday proposed an ambitious package of legislation to tackle climate change, including eliminating fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state’s electricity supply …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 11 a.m.
California has set a goal of phasing out fossil fuels from the state’s electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
Boise School District students are scheduled to host a press conference at 11 a.m. today to deliver more than 1,000 postcards in support of the city of Boise’s clean energy …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
The region must be a leader in recognizing and embracing the future rather than clinging to old and harmful modes of energy.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
As wind and solar energy have grown, they’ve created a tide of jobs nationwide in fields from construction to manufacturing.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Edmonds, Washington, has pledged to have clean, renewable energy powering its homes, offices and other buildings by 2025.
Fri., June 2, 2017
American business leaders urged Trump to stay with the Paris Agreement. By withdrawing, the United States gives up its leadership role.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to global warming, but that step seems unlikely to stall the push to adopt cleaner forms of …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday the state will move forward with efforts to promote clean energy and tackle climate change despite “foolishness” from President Donald Trump.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016
Free market competition has been greatly restricted by the dominant fossil fuel industry that supplies about 80 percent of our energy. That industry long benefited from far more generous federal …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS – President Barack Obama on Monday accused fossil fuel interests and other critics of his energy policies of trying to restrict consumers from accessing solar, wind and other …
Mon., Oct. 28, 2013, 6:53 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — The governors of Western U.S. states and a Canadian province will announce a partnership to collectively combat climate change and promote clean energy. Governors of California, Oregon, …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011
SEATTLE – Large utilities in Washington state will soon have to get at least part of their power from new renewable sources like wind and solar. But with a voter-mandated …